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8 child kidnapping cases between 2012 and June this year

Thursday, 2 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Eight cases of child kidnapping were recorded between 2012 and June this year, the Senate was told today.

Teacher dies after crashing into Seafield Toll Plaza booth

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: A 42-year-old teacher was killed after her car crashed into a toll booth on the Elite Highway this afternoon.

KR1M earns an average RM4,711 daily

By Minderjeet Kaur - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

Each Kedai Rakyat 1Malaysia (KR1M) outlet earns an average of RM4,711 daily, selling various household items at cheaper prices, the Senate was told today.

Two detained for growing, possessing cannabis

By TEOH PEI YING - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

SEREMBAN: Two men were detained for planting cannabis and having in possession 50.25g of the drug at a house in Sikamat on Wednesday.

Asean countries agreed to set up human trafficking fund

By Hariz Mohd - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

Four men detained for breaking into church, stealing valuables

By Halim Said - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

NUSAJAYA: Four men were detained for breaking into a church in Taman Nusa Bestari on Sunday and stealing more than RM30,000 in valuables, including the church public address (PA) system and air-conditioning system.

RM600,000 worth of fake paint seized in Muar

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

JOHOR BARU: The state Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry seized about RM600,000 worth of fake paint in two separate raids in Muar on Wednesday.

1MDB interim report completed

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Auditor-General's Department has completed its interim report into state sovereign fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).

Travellers upset over pricey airfares

Thursday, 2 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: It looks like airlines are raking it in big time as the Hari Raya Aidilfitri holidays approach and people start making arrangements for balik kampung.

31-year-old man arrested for threatening health dept staff

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

GEORGE TOWN: Police have arrested a 31-year-old man for allegedly threatening to attack a health department staff with a parang during dengue prevention rounds yesterday.

Aug 12 set for ‘Allah’ CDs declaration bids

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court set Aug 12 for case management of Sarawakian clerk Jill Ireland Lawrence Bill's bid for declarations on her right to import Christian compact discs containing the word "Allah".

Najib plans to boost potential of Islamic religious students

Thursday, 2 July 2015.

SERDANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said the Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP) should make available teachers to teach academic subjects at financially lacking private ‘tahfiz’ (Islamic religious) schools in Kuala Lumpur.

Two friends charged with death of Syrian national

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Two friends were charged at the Sessions Court today with causing the death of a Syrian national whose body was found in a white Toyota Camry last month.

M’sia should use MERS cases in Korea to tighten health facilities

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia should use the MERS-CoV cases in South Koren as a guidance while learning to tighten loopholes at health facilities in the country to ensure the same incident does not occur here.

General manager charged with abusing his position

By T.N.Alagesh - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

KUANTAN: A district Farmers Organisation (PPK) general manager was charged at the Special Corruptions Sessions Court here today for abusing his position to appoint a company owned by his wife to supply cattle for a project in Rompin four years ago.

Baitulmal collected RM585mil in zakat this year

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

SERDANG: A total of RM585 million in tithe (zakat) have been collected so far this year.

Penang no longer a Pakatan govt, declares Guan Eng

By Audrey Dermawan - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

GEORGE TOWN: The state government will no longer be known as the Penang Pakatan Rakyat state government but just the Penang state government.

Seremban High Court acquits court bailiff

By TEOH PEI YING - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

SEREMBAN: A court bailiff was freed by the High Court here today for forging documents in 2008.

12-year-old school girl missing since June 19

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, 2 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are looking for a 12-year-old girl who went missing after she fails to come home from school on June 19.

The Edge confirms receiving show cause letter

Thursday, 2 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Edge has confirmed that it has received a show cause letter from the Home Ministry.

Residents’ special team nabs unemployed man stealing undergarments

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Wednesday, 1 July 2015.

GEORGE TOWN: An unemployed man who allegedly stole brasseries and panties at a low cost flat was nabbed by residents.

Najib conveys his prayers for families of passengers and crew of Indonesia’s Hercules aircraft

Wednesday, 1 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak conveyed his prayers to the families of passengers and crew of the Indonesian Air Force’s Hercules C-130 aircraft that crashed in Medan, Indonesia yesterday.

Malaysia to be first Asean country to have equity crowd funding laws: Ahmad Maslan

By Minderjeet Kaur - Wednesday, 1 July 2015.

Malaysia will be the first Asean country to have equity crowd funding laws, said Deputy Minister in Prime Minister's department Datuk Ahmad Maslan.

Septuagenarian woman dies after drinking bleach

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Wednesday, 1 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: A septuagenarian woman died after drinking bleach at her house in Jalan Kuching on Tuesday.

PM attends breaking-of-fast event hosted by Muhyiddin

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, 1 July 2015.

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak attended a breaking-of-fast event hosted by his deputy Tan Sri Muhyiddin this evening.

Home Ministry issues show cause letter to The Edge

By ADIB POVERA - Wednesday, 1 July 2015.

The ringgit is grossly undervalued, says Ahmad Maslan

By Minderjeet Kaur - Wednesday, 1 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The drop in value of the ringgit is not because of economic factors, deputy finance minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said today. Rather, it is because the currency is "grossly undervalued".

Security forces exchange fire off Pulau Pom-Pom, suspects escape

By AVILA GERALDINE - Wednesday, 1 July 2015.

SEMPORNA: Security forces exchanged fire with gunmen at waters near Pulau Pom-Pom here, early this morning.

Broadband speed report inaccurate

Wednesday, 1 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The government today dismissed as inaccurate information in a report released by global broadband speed test operator Ookla that the Internet speed in the country was worse than in Cambodia and Vietnam.

A wife and her male friend caught for drug trafficking activities

By Zarina Abdullah - Wednesday, 1 July 2015.

MARANG: Police arrested two people, a wife and her male friend for drug trafficking and seized 1020 methamphetamine pills and 50 grams of syabu worth RM27,800 from them during a raid at a rented house at Taman Al Amin in Bukit Payong here, on Monday night.